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Class Actinopteri Cope 1871 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 265721

Alternative spelling: Actinopterygia

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Contribution to the Ichthyology of the Lesser Antilles. Transactions of the American Philosophcal Society, New Series 14(3):445-483

Parent taxon: Actinopterygii according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aeduelliformes, Aesopichthyidae, Aetheospondyli, Aetheretmon, Aethocephalichthys, Akanolepis, Ameghinichthys, Anapterus, Aneurolepis, Apateodus, Asarotiformes, Atkinsonella, Aulolepis, Australichthys, Baoqingichthys, Beagiascus, Bobastraniiformes, Cenechoia paramillensis, Cenechoia sulcata, Cheirodopsis, Chirothrix, Cladistia, Ctenothrissa, Cuneognathus, Dactylopogon, Dinopteryx, Diplospondichthys, Echidnocephalus, Enchelurus, Eurynotus uspallatensis, Eurypoma, Exocoetoides, Guaymayenia, Gunterichthys, Gyrolepidoides cuyanus, Halecopsis, Histiothrissa, Isospondyli, Kalops, Lepidotus pectoralis, Lepidotus trotti, Leptosomus, Limnomis, Lineagruan, Mallotus, Mesolepis, Microcoelia, Neochallaia leonensis, Ophiopsis lariensis, Opistopteryx, Pachylebias, Palaeonisci, Palaeoniscimorpha, Palaeoniscoidae, Palaeoniscoidea, Paramblypteriformes, Parascopelus, Paratarrasius, Pholidophorus dentatus, Pholidophorus lepturus, Pholidophorus rueppelli, Pholidophorus vallejensis, Plethodus, Polypteri, Prolebias, Pronotacanthus, Protaulopsis, Protospondyli, Pseudoberyx, Reticulolepis, Rhinellus, Rhynchorhinus, Roslerichthys, Salmo, Sardinioides, Sardinius, Schizospondylus, Scombroclupea, Semionotus brevis, Semionotus dubius, Semionotus inornatus, Semionotus mendozaensis, Semionotus unicristatus, Semionotus vallejensis, Spinofacia, Tarrasiiformes, Telepholis, Tetragonopterus, Thryptodus, Wardichthys

Subtaxa: Angatubichthys, Chondrostei, Docopteri, Frederichthys, Lysopteri, Melanecta, Merospondyli, Neopterygii, Pteronisculus, Woodichthys

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